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Our members actively educate themselves and others in the areas of property taxation and valuation. Many of APTC attorneys get published in the most prestigious publications nationwide, get interviewed as matter experts and participate in panel discussions with other real estate experts. The Article section is a compilation of all their work.
Feb
17

Lighten the Load - How to Ease a Threat to Affordable Housing

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Jan
29

Seize Tax Opportunities When The Price Is Right

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Jan
22

Multifamily Investors, Don't Forget About Property Taxes

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Jan
10

Built-In Costs / Investors need to pay attention to transfer taxes when buying properties

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Dec
31

How Do I Win My Property Tax Appeal?

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Dec
31

Beware The Costs Of Hidden Capital

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Dec
10

Transfer Taxes Are Now a Costly Consideration in Real Estate Transactions

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Dec
10

A Fair Share of Taxes

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Nov
30

Shrinking Retail Footprint Complicates Taxes

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Oct
30

Big-Box Valuation Fight Jeopardizes Retail Property Profitability

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Oct
30

Six Ways to Reduce Student Housing Property Taxes

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Oct
30

Undermining A Public Purpose

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Oct
08

Overstating the Case

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Sep
01

Texas Legislature Retains Equal and Uniform Property Tax Remedy

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Sep
01

How Assessors Incorrectly Classify Property to Overstate Values

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Jul
29

A (Tax) Tale of Two Campuses

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Jul
23

Commercial Use Can Trigger Tax on Tax-Exempt Property

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Jul
22

Use Vigilance To Lower Tax Assessments

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Jul
13

The Logical and Proper Determination of The True Cash Value of Big Box Stores

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Jul
08

Custom-Built Carrots: Attracting Growth Firms Calls for Smart Incentives

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Jun
30

Retail Property Tax Valuation Debate Heats Up in Hoosier State

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Jun
30

Weigh Anchor Inducements To Sink Property Tax Bills

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Jun
26

Big-Box Retail Offers Property Tax Lessons for Industrial Owners

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May
30

A Valuable Lesson

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May
29

What's The Basis For Your Assessment?

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American Property Tax Counsel

Recent Published Property Tax Articles

Atlanta, Excessive Assessments May Be Coming

​Here's what taxpayers should do if the tax controversy now brewing causes large property tax increases

Recent headlines questioning the taxable values of Atlanta-area commercial properties may threaten taxpayers throughout Fulton County with a heightened risk of increased assessments.

Changes in the Midtown Improvement District, which extends northward from North...

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Beware of Double Taxation on Personal Property

​ While Texas solved the problem, your state may not have addressed the issue.

Many states tax business personal property, a classification that includes furniture, fixtures, equipment, machinery and, in some states, inventory. Whatever the jurisdiction, the values of business personal property and real estate can easily be conflated in ad...

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Runaway Property Taxes in New Jersey

Tax courts don't always recognize market value in setting property tax assessments.

Most real estate is taxed ad valorem, or according to the value. The theory is that each person is taxed on the value of the real property they own.

The New Jersey Constitution (Article VIII, Section 1, paragraph 1) stipulates...

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